Two interesting job listings from Microsoft was revealed today. One of them is from the team which created Kinect which is working on revolutionizing consumer electronic devices. Their work involves developing ground-breaking hardware, software, and experiences across computer vision, machine learning, human-computer interaction, image and video processing, networking and graphics. I guess Alex Kipman, the creative head behind Kinect is leading this project now.
Microsoft is working on revolutionizing consumer electronic devices, and you can be a part of that. The group that created Kinect and profoundly changed the way people interact with technology is forming a team to change the world again! We are a growing team of expert engineers working in an agile and high-energy environment to redefine experiences by making technology disappear. We are developing ground-breaking hardware, software, and experiences across computer vision, machine learning, human-computer interaction, image and video processing, networking and graphics.
Are you an outstanding engineer, who loves diving into uncharted waters, and solving problems no other product has yet done? Do you have the passion to relentlessly turn that from prototype or research into a concrete, shipping product? We are a top-notch engineering team operating in a fast-paced, creative environment, with bold goals and we need you to help deliver outstanding mobile products.
Our team is tasked with creation of the shell, UX framework, and interaction model. This unique position requires in-depth familiarity with UI and UX concepts ranging from system UI composition, mobile GPU performance characteristics, and advanced 3D rendering techniques all the way up to interaction model and common controls. The ideal candidate is broadly and deeply experienced with system compositors or with building system-level mobile user experiences (shell), has experience with advanced 3d graphics techniques, and has contributed to an OS-level graphics stack. This is the place you need to be if these things are what you live for. Nothing is more exciting.
Typical areas where previous experience in shipping products or advanced stage incubation are very valuable to our efforts include: Shell UX, OS Graphics Compositors, DirectComposition, UX/UI Frameworks, 3D Game Engines and Advanced Rendering Techniques, N/UI, Mobile GPUs, Common Controls, Innovative User Interfaces, Real Time 3D Computer Graphics, Rendering/GPU Performance Optimization.
Another listing is from the team which created File Explorer and OneDrive apps. They are working on new ways to experience and interact with user data stored in the cloud and on Windows devices. We’re inventing new ways to collaborate and share files and photos, and making it easier than ever to access your files anywhere.
Our team is working to refine the Windows and Windows Mobile User Experience. The team that created File Explorer and brought OneDrive to Windows devices is about to change the world again! We are a growing team of expert engineers working in an agile and high-energy environment to redefine the file experience by making the technology disappear. We are developing new ways to experience and interact with user data stored in the cloud and on Windows devices. We’re inventing new ways to collaborate and share files and photos, and making it easier than ever to access your files anywhere. We will make logging into your device easier and more fun than ever. We will make every device feel like your device from the moment you logon.
We have an immediate opening for a Senior Software Design Engineer with a background in XAML app development, common controls, and system user experiences. In this role you will be responsible for the design, implementation, and perfecting the UX experience that will transform how users interact with their files and identity. You will work closely with teammates to design and implement the future experiences on every Windows device.